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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Magpies Need To Placate Fans – Give Us Two Wins

May 7th, 2013 · 75 Comments

Given what Newcastle United have put their fans through since we were eliminated from the Europa League, and for most of the season, if truth be told –  Newcastle must go all out to get two wins in the last two games for the fans – who have gone through hell and high water this […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Must Now Beat QPR And Get The Job Done

May 7th, 2013 · 75 Comments

On a night when Newcastle could have been in 3rd bottom place in the Premier League for the first time in four years, Swansea City did Newcastle (and Sunderland for that matter) a huge favor by beating Wigan 3-2 at the DW Stadium tonight. Alan Pardew – needs to get Newcastle a win on Sunday

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Wigan Lose 3-2 To Swansea – Throw Newcastle A Lifeline

May 7th, 2013 · 147 Comments

It was simply fantastic news for Newcastle United at the DW Stadium tonight, when after a full 9 minutes of added time Swansea beat Wigan 3-2, and Wigan remain 3 points behind Newcastle with the exact same goal difference of -23, the worst goal difference in the league except for the two already relegated sides […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Ben Arfa Having Trouble With His Hamstring

May 7th, 2013 · 377 Comments

It seems that Ben Arfa’s hamstring is still not right, even though a specialist had said recently it was 100% – but Ben Arfa can be a match winner,  and he looked good in that first half on Saturday at West Ham. Ben Arfa – still having trouble with his hamstring

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League

Lee Clark – Fergie Has Been Brilliant For Us

May 7th, 2013 · 118 Comments

Lee Clark took Shane Ferguson on loan in February, and the Derry-born player appeared  11 times with one goal for Birmingham City,  and he got some rave reports for his play over the last couple of  months. Shane Ferguson – brilliant at Birmingham

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Tags: Adam Campbell · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Sammy Ameobi · Shane Ferguson

This New Frenchman Has Guts, Leadership And Ability Too

May 7th, 2013 · 28 Comments

We were big fans of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa before he arrived on Tyneside, and one reason was that we knew the 23 year-old could play anywhere along the back four and he had excellent leadership abilities as the captain of Montpellier. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – in action at West Ham

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Tags: Coaching · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Premier League